Sketches New and Old
by Mark Twain
Publisher: The American Publishing Company 1882
The author scattered through this volume a mass of matter which had never been in print before, such as "Learned Fables for Good Old Boys and Girls," the "Jumping Frog restored to the English tongue after martyrdom in the French," the "Membranous Croup" sketch, and many others.
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by Mark Twain - The American Publishing Company
Great writer's 1897 account of circumnavigating the globe by steamship. Brimming with ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor, the book describes shark fishing in Australia, riding the rails in India, tiger hunting, diamond mining in South Africa, much more.
by Mark Twain - Project Gutenberg
This book is a collection of essays on various subjects by America's most famous satirist, Mark Twain. The essays were written a century ago, but they bristle with energy and wit -- wonderful reminders of what a fine and funny writer the author was.
by Mark Twain - James R. Osgood & Co.
With its mixing of high adventure, raucous comedy, and scathing social criticism, presented in a hilarious vernacular that only Mark Twain could fashion, the book remains one of this incomparable humorist's most popular and oft-dramatized tales.
by Mark Twain
' I was born without teeth -- and there Richard III had the advantage of me; but I was born without a humpback, likewise, and there I had the advantage of him. My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest. '